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This Year, National Puerto Rican Day Means More Than Ever After Hurricane Maria

June 10 is officially National Puerto Rican Day, and it has been celebrated for 61 years. This year, hundreds of thousands of participants...

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New Program Aims to Register 1 Million New Voters By 2020: Voto Latino

In just two short years, Voto Latino wants to register one million new voters. Voto Latino is a group committed to empowering and engaging...

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8 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Still Doesn’t Have a Power Grid Ready for the Next Hurricane Season

Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico in September 2017, which was more than eight months ago now. The island still does not have a...

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Young Latina Woman Running In New York Congressional Race Against Joe Crowley

Twenty-eight-year-old Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is running for Congress in New York’s 14th District. She is a progressive, young Latina...

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Border Patrol Agent Detains Montana Women For Speaking Spanish at Gas Station

Two women were detained at a Montana gas station by a U.S. Border Patrol agent for speaking Spanish. According to NBC News, two Montana...

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Lupe Valdez Becomes First Texas Governor Nominee With LGBTQ and Latina Identity

While diversity is starting to truly be embraced by people throughout various parts of the country, many states are still a few steps...

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Hispanic Customer Served Racist Remark Written on Starbucks Coffee Cup

A man who would only go by Pedro said that upon receiving his Los Angeles area Starbucks coffee there was a racial slur in place of his...

Immigrant Parents Anguished After Being Forcefully Separated From Their Children

According to NBC News, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made an announcement regarding an objective to criminally prosecute every single...

Hurricane Season Round Two: Puerto Rico Anxiously Prepares for Another Disaster

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover after Hurricane Maria, warily prepares for the upcoming hurricane season. Roughly eight months ago,...

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Goya Foods Gives $75,000 and 2,800 Pounds of Food to Lehman Center for Performing Arts

The largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States, Goya Foods, awarded a large check in support of the Latino Concert Series at...